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One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo

Shepherd Express /Dave Gil Del Rubio – One would be hard-pressed to name many figures in the roots rock-Americana world who are more loved than Alejandro Escovedo. Not only was Escovedo named No Depression magazine’s Artist of the Decade in 1998, but in a sign of how much his musical peers respect him, they recorded a 2004 tribute album—Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo—to help him pay off… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo – You Always Get More Than You Pay For

No Depression/By Plain Sense/June 2017  – Having experienced numerous Alejandro Escovedo shows dating back to a show at the 400 Bar in Minneapolis a couple decades ago, and countless other local venues including 7th Street Entry, Turf Club, Fine Line, MN Zoo and at least 4 times at the Dakota Jazz Bar as well as traveling to the High Noon Saloon in Madison I have witnessed many great shows.  Why else would… Read More

A raw but beautifully textured collection of music

Houstonia Magazine/Chris Becker/April 24, 2017  – From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith,  Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started. “A lof lot of guys my age, they’ve had it with the road,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.” Currently on tour with fellow alt-rock veteran guitarists Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The… Read More
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